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Georgia Surgical Technician Schools

Most surgical tech schools in Georgia last between nine to twenty-four months. When participating in the surgical technology curriculum you will learn how to assist in surgical operations under supervision from surgeons, registered nurses and other surgical staff. See what Georgia surgical tech schools are enrolling now.

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Virginia College

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Our Associate’s, Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree programs emphasize a fast and focused method without sacrificing the quality education that students and employers demand. We constantly research the job market to make certain we are offering those career programs in which the greatest job growth is expected. We proudly offer the most direct path to your new career! To find out more, complete the Request More Information form or call and talk with an Admissions Representative at the Virginia College campus nearest you.

Career Placement Assistance

Once you have the degree, do you know how to begin your new career? Maybe you’re looking for a new profession, or just want to move ahead in the one that you already have. At Virginia College, our Career Development associates stand ready to assist you in obtaining or enhancing your career wherever you are…helping you with job placement services well beyond graduation! To find out more, complete the Request for More Information or call and talk with an Admissions Representative at the Virginia College campus nearest you.

Financial Aid Available for Those Who Qualify

One of the first questions many of our prospective students ask is, “How will I pay for college?” The answer is the right combination of financial aid programs that can help you manage the costs involved in obtaining your degree. The Financial Aid department at Virginia College is prepared to discuss how a combination of scholarships, Pell grants, and student loans are available to those who require assistance and qualify. It can be a complicated process, but we are here, ready to help you make the best decisions. To find out more, complete the Request More Information form or call and talk with an Admissions Representative at the Virginia College campus nearest you.

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About Surgical Technician Careers in Georgia

Surgical tech’s are part of the operating room team. Surgical tech’s assist in preparing the operating room by preparing sterile and non-sterile equipment, setting up surgical equipment and instruments and making sure everything is organized. Surgical tech’s also get patients ready for surgery; washing, shaving and disinfecting them to prepare them for their operation. Surgical tech’s transport patients to the operating room, get them on the operating table, check vital signs and assist the surgical team.

This is a rapidly growing area in which the volume of surgeries throughout North America is on a great increase. These numbers are growing as our population grows and ages. The rate at which our technology is advancing in this area is also growing at a rapid rate. Surgical techs are expected to grow at a rate of 30% over the next decade (much faster than average). These were mainly in hospitals but there is an increase in clinics and surgical centers. Georgia surgical techs earn an average of $39,620 per year. (Figures courtesy of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Employment & Wages database.)

Financial Aid

There are a couple of ways you can try to receive financial aid. One is to go to your schools financial aid office to get information and applications to see if you qualify for any assistance. The other is to go to FAFSA and fill out their online application to see if you may qualify for federal assistance.

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